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*Guests with pets cannot use the connecting bus in Izumiotsu (Kishiwada Kanko Bus).
The connecting buses in Shinmoji (Nishitetsu Bus) and Kobe (Kobe ferry bus) are only available for pets capable of putting in the small cage (cannot be used without a cage).

*Please contact us in advance if you are a wheelchair user.

Departure from Shinmoji

Departure from Shinmoji → arrival at Izumiotsu/departure from Shinmoji → arrival at Kobeat boarding

Closest station → Shinmoji Ferry Terminal connecting bus (Nishitetsu Bus) timetablefree
Bus route
JR Kokura Station・Shinkansen ticket gate → JR Moji Station → Shinmoji Terminal 1,2
For ferries to Izumiotsu departure time JR Kokura Station・
Shinkansen gate
(North Exit)Depart
Depart from JR Moji station Shinmoji Terminal Arriving
Departs at 17:30
(every day)
16:10 16:25 16:45
For ferries to Kobe departure time Departs at 18:40
(Sun~Thu)
JR Kokura Station・Shinkansen gate(North Exit)Depart Depart from JR Moji station Shinmoji Terminal Arriving
17:20 17:35 17:55
Departs at 20:00
(Fri・Sat)
18:40 18:55 19:15
  • * The operation schedule may be subject to change. Please refer to the operation status for more information.
Directions to the connecting bus terminal
  • 1. Head toward the North Exit from the train ticket gate

  • 2. Keep going and pass in front of the Shinkansen ticket gate (you will see a Hankyu Ferry sign)

  • 3. Go down the stairs with a "shuttle bus for Shinmoji ferry" sign

  • 4. Keep going and you will find a "terminal for buses to Hankyu Ferry"

Departure from Shinmoji → arrival at Izumiotsu after offboarding

Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal → connecting bus to the closest station (Kishiwada Kanko Bus) timetable
Bus route
Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal → Nankai-Izumiotsu Station → JR Izumi-Fuchu/Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal → Namba OCAT
For ferries to Izumiotsu entering port
*Arrival is the day after the departure date
Free *Fee Adult 270yen child 140yen
Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal
Depart
Nankai-Izumiotsu Station Arriving JR Izumi-Fuchu Station Arriving
time06:00 Arrival
(every day)
06:10 06:25 06:40
For ferries to Izumiotsu entering port
*Fee Adult:410yen child:210yen
Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal
Depart
Namba OCAT Arriving
【Reservation required:Please use connecting buses for JR Izumi-Fuchu Station via Nankai-Izumiotsu Station when it is full.】
06:15 06:55

OCAT shuttle bus is will be suspended for a while.

*The departure time may be delayed depending on the ferry operation status and passengers disembarking status.

*If you are going to Namba OCAT, please purchase your ticket at the ticketing machine on the 1st floor of the Izumiotsu Terminal after offboarding.

*Buses headed for Namba OCAT are not wheelchair-accessible. Please use buses to JR Izumi-Fuchu instead.

*An online reservation of connecting buses running on the Izumiotsu route is available for only connecting buses headed for JR Izumi-Fuchu Station via Nankai-Izumiotsu Station.
Please make sure to contact us in advance as buses to Namba OCAT have limited number of seats available.
Please beware that we may not be able to accommodate you if you do not have a reservation.

Departure from Shinmoji → arrival at Kobeafter offboarding

Kobe Ferry Terminal→ connecting bus to the closest station (Kobe Ferry Bus) timetable
Bus route
Kobe Ferry Terminal→ Rokko Liner Island Kitaguchi Station → Hanshin Dentetsu Mikage Station → JR Sumiyoshi Station → Hankyu Dentetsu Mikage Station
For ferries to Kobe entering port time
07:10 Arriving
(Mon~Fri)
08:30 Arriving
(Sat,Sun)
*Arrival is the day after the departure date
Free *Fee 
Adult 230yen child 120yen
Kobe Ferry Terminal
Depart
Rokko Liner Island Kitaguchi Station Arriving Hanshin Dentetsu Mikage Station Arriving JR Sumiyoshi Station Arriving Hankyu Dentetsu Mikage Station Arriving
  • * Buses will leave as soon as all passengers get on the bus.
  • * The operation schedule onward may be subject to change. Please refer to the operation status for more information.

Departure from Izumiotsu

Departure from Izumiotsu → Shinmojiat arrival and boarding

Closest station → Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal connecting bus (Kishiwada Kanko Bus) timetable
Bus route
JR Izumi-Fuchu Station → Nankai-Izumiotsu Station → Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal/Namba OCAT → Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal
For ferries to Shinmoji
departure time
17:30 Depart(every day)
*Fee Adult 270yen child 140yen Free
JR Izumi-Fuchu Station Depart Nankai-Izumiotsu Station Depart Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal Arriving
16:05 16:30 16:45
*Fee Adult 410yen child 210yen
Namba OCAT Depart
【Reservation required :Please use connecting buses for Nankai-Izumiotsu station via JR Izumi-Fuchu Station when it is full.】
Izumiotsu Ferry Terminal Arriving
16:00 16:40

OCAT shuttle bus is will be suspended for a while.

*An online reservation of connecting buses running on the Izumiotsu route is available for only connecting buses headed for JR Izumi-Fuchu Station via Nankai-Izumiotsu station.
Please make sure to contact us in advance as buses to Namba OCAT have limited number of seats available.
Please beware that we may not be able to accommodate you if you do not have a reservation.

Directions to the connecting bus terminal
  • 1. Exit the ticket gate and head toward the right (East Exit)

  • 2. You will see an elevator on the left side after getting out from the East Exit

  • 3. Take the elevator to go down to the 1st floor

  • 4. Get off the elevator and you will find a bus terminal

  • 1. Head straight toward the exit from the ticket gate

  • 2. Turn right in front of the information board and head toward the West Exit

  • 3. Pass the police station and keep walking straight on the sidewalk

  • 4. You will find the bus terminal to the Izumiotsu Port straight ahead

Directions to the Namba OCAT shuttle bus
Exit the ticket gate heading toward Exit 30. Go through the moving walkway and you will see OCAT on the left at the end of the walkway.
  • Osaka Metro Midosuji Line [Namba Station] (approximately 10 min. walk from the Northwest Exit/Northeast Exit)
  • Osaka Metro Sennichimae Line [Namba Station] (approximately 8 min. walk from the West Exit)
  • Kintetsu Line/Hanshin Namba Line [Osaka Namba Station] (approximately 8 min. walk from the West Exit)
  • Osaka Metro Yotsubashi Line [Namba Station] (approximately 5 min. walk from the North Exit)
  • JR Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line) [JR Namba Station] (JR Namba Station is located on the B1 floor of the OCAT building; approximately 3 min. walk)
  • Nankai Line [Namba Station] (approximately 20 min. walk from the North Exit on the 3rd floor)

*From JR Namba Station

  • 1. Exit the ticket gate and head toward the bus terminal

  • 2. Take the escalator up to the 1st floor

  • 3. Take another escalator up to the 2nd floor

  • 4. The bus terminal to Hankyu Ferry is No. 4

【 OCAT 2F Bus Information Office 】
TEL.06-6635-3030
OCAT
  • Connecting buses and OCAT shuttle buses are run by Kishiwada Kanko Bus. Shuttle buses are not wheelchair-accessible.
    If you are a wheelchair user, please use the connecting buses headed for JR Izumi-Fuchu Station via Nankai-Izumiotsu Station West Exit.
  • Nishitetsu Bus runs connecting buses to JR Kokura Station via JR Moji Station during the arrival of ferries in Moji Port.
  • Please beware of the connecting bus operation during the periodical inspection of ship (dock).
  • Please contact us for correct schedule as timetable for ships may be subject to change.

Departure from Kobe

Departure from Kobe → arrival at Shinmojiat boarding

Closest station → Kobe Ferry Terminal connecting bus (Kobe Ferry Bus) timetable
Bus route
Hanshin Dentetsu Mikage Station → Hankyu Dentetsu Mikage Station → JR Sumiyoshi Station → Rokko Liner Island Kitaguchi Station → Ferry Sunflower Terminal → Kobe Ferry Terminal
For ferries to Shinmoji
departure time
18:30 Depart
(Sun~Thu)
*Fee Adult 230yen child 120yen Free
Hanshin Dentetsu Mikage Station Depart Hankyu Dentetsu Mikage Station Depart JR Sumiyoshi Station Depart Rokko Liner Island Kitaguchi Station Depart   Kobe Ferry Terminal Arriving
16:28 16:35 16:43 16:58 Ferry Sunflower Terminal 17:05
16:55 17:02 17:10 17:25 17:32
17:23 17:30 17:38 17:53 18:00
For ferries to Shinmoji departure time 20:00 Depart
(Fri、Sat)
17:23 17:30 17:38 17:53 18:00
17:55 18:02 18:10 18:25 18:32
18:25 18:32 18:40 18:55 19:02
18:45 18:52 19:00 19:15 19:22

*Please be careful with connecting buses (Kobe Ferry Bus) as their timetable varies according to the date.

Directions to the connecting bus terminal
  • 1. Exit the station ticket gate and head toward the South Exit

  • 2. Go straight on the sidewalk beneath the elevated railroad

  • 3. Cross the street

  • 4. The bus terminal is by Lawson Store 100

  • 1. Exit the south ticket gate and pass in front of Circle K Sunkus

  • 2. Cross the street and take the sidewalk toward the arrow

  • 3. Turn left at the corner at the end of the sidewalk

  • 4. You will see the bus terminal to Rokko Island straight ahead

  • 1. Exit the station ticket gate and take the stairs up to head toward the station square

  • 2. Go across the station square and straight on the sidewalk by Seven Eleven

  • 3. Take the corner on the right

  • 4. Keep going and you will soon find the bus terminal to Rokko Island

  • 1. Exit the station exit and go straight on toward the left

  • 2. Follow the sign at the end of the road and go down the stairs

  • 3. Head toward the left and take the corner on the left

  • 4. You will find the bus terminal to Rokko Island

Departure from Izumiotsu → arrival at Shinmoji/departure from Kobe → arrival at Shinmojiafter offboarding

Shinmoji Ferry Terminal → connecting bus to the closest station (Nishitetsu Bus) timetablefree
Bus route
Shinmoji Terminal 1,2 → JR Moji Station → JR Kokura Station・Shinkansen gate
Departure from Izumiotsu ⇒ For ferries to Shinmoji entering port time06:00 Arriving(every day) Depart from Shinmoji Terminal JR Moji station Arriving JR Kokura Station・Shinkansen gate(North Exit)Arriving
departure from Kobe ⇒ For ferries to Shinmoji entering port time
07:00 Arriving(Mon~Fri)
08:30 Arriving(Sut,Sun)
*Arrival is the day after the departure date

* Buses will leave as soon as all passengers get on the bus.

Please beware of the connecting bus operation during the periodical inspection of ship (dock). Please check the timetable for ship when using connecting buses.

* Please contact us for correct schedule as timetable for ships may be subject to change.

* The operation schedule onward may be subject to change. Please refer to the operation status for more information.